SIGGRAPH 2009 Announces Call for Submissions

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
13 November 2008

For further information:
Brian Ban
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(Chicago, IL) - ACM SIGGRAPH announces the 2009 Call for Submissions for contributors and volunteers at the 36th International Conference and Exhibition on Computer Graphics and Interactive Techniques, 3 - 7 August 2009 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Showcasing works by some of the most creative artists, entrepreneurs, researchers, and technologists across the globe, SIGGRAPH is the premier forum for computer graphics and interactive techniques in the world. New for the 2009 conference, SIGGRAPH will expand its scope to include focuses on the fields of music and gaming.

"Each year, the content presented at SIGGRAPH provides an opportunity to view the best technological breakthroughs and advancements in multiple fields. In no other environment is there such a high caliber of computer graphics and interactive content provided," stated Ronen Barzel, SIGGRAPH 2009 Conference Chair. "The additional focus on music and gaming content this year is evidence of SIGGRAPH's continuing commitment to foster the fusion of science, art, and technology."

For focused ideas on how individuals can contribute to SIGGRAPH 2009, see the Calls for Submission for:

Submissions will be reviewed by a highly qualified jury composed of top practitioners in each relevant field. Curated work will also be presented. Due to the comprehensive decision-making process involved with each program's jury, submission deadlines are several months ahead of the conference itself.

Important submission deadlines are as follows:

Art PapersThursday, 8 January 2009
Technical PapersTuesday, 20 January 2009
Student Volunteer Team Leader ApplicationsMonday, 9 February 2009


General Submission
BioLogic Art, Courses, Game Papers,
Information Aesthetics Showcase,
Emerging Technologies, Panels,Posters, Talks
Wednesday, 18 February 2009


Student Volunteers ApplicationsMonday, 23 February 2009


Computer Animation Festival
Competition Films, Real-Time Rendering
Wednesday, 4 March 2009


Late-Breaking Work
FJORG!, Research Challenge, Late-Breaking Posters,
Late-Breaking Talks
Wednesday, 6 May 2009


All deadlines are 22:00 UTC/GMT

For more information and complete details on this year's submission process, visit the SIGGRAPH 2009 Call for Submissions page.

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About SIGGRAPH
SIGGRAPH 2009 brings thousands of computer graphics and interactive technology professionals from six continents to New Orleans, Louisiana, USA for the industry's most respected technical and creative programs focusing on research, science, art, animation, music, gaming, interactivity, education, and the web from Monday, 3 August through Friday, 7 August 2009 at the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center. SIGGRAPH 2009 includes a three-day exhibition of products and services from the computer graphics and interactive marketplace from 4-6 August 2009. More than 200 international exhibiting companies are expected. More details

About ACM
ACM, the Association for Computing Machinery, is the world's largest educational and scientific computing society, uniting educators, researchers and professionals to inspire dialogue, share resources and address the field's challenges. ACM strengthens the computing profession's collective voice through strong leadership, promotion of the highest standards, and recognition of technical excellence. ACM supports the professional growth of its members by providing opportunities for life-long learning, career development, and professional networking.